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  • Trump's Anti-GOP Complaints Are Big News, While Threats to Anti-Trump GOPers Are Ignored

    04/15/2016 12:37:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 15, 2016 | Rich Noyes
    Here’s what is most unusual about this week in news coverage of the GOP nomination drama: what’s not the top story of the week. On April 13, ABC’s World News Tonight correspondent Tom Llamas devoted most of that night’s report to chilling death threats against the Colorado state Republican party chairman, angered at how Donald Trump failed to win any delegates at the weekend party convention. Besides that one report, and two minor mentions (one on ABC’s Good Morning America and on Thursday’s CBS Evening News, that’s all the broadcast news attention given to reports of actual death threats in...
  • CBS Applauds Businesses Trying to Intimidate Mississippi Over Religious Freedom Law

    04/08/2016 2:36:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/7/16 | Kyle Drennan
    After the network spent days attacking both North Carolina and Mississippi for passing religious freedom laws it labeled discriminatory, on Thursday, CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King touted a major corporate backlash against Mississippi as executives from GE, Pepsi, Levi Strauss, and other companies sent a letter yesterday to the Governor Phil Bryant condemning the new law... In the report that followed, correspondent Mark Strassman promoted one small business owner blasting the measure: In Jackson, Mississippi, Mitchell Moore owns Campbell's bakery. This Republican says the state's religious freedom law is bad for business. Moore worried: ...we now have a target...
  • We Thought We Were Free

    04/07/2016 2:47:58 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 58 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/07/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    The America we live in, our nation, our people, our society, is not the America most of us were born in at all. The uniquely American forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the football games, the local bars, the movies, the concerts, and the holidays. But the spirit, which most of us never noticed because we made the lifelong mistake of identifying it with the forms, has been fundamentally transformed. The transformation has occurred through the slowly creeping separation of not only the government from the people, but the people themselves from their country. It has taken place...
  • National radio host on Syracuse: 'You've never seen whiter people in your life'

    03/28/2016 12:20:28 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 57 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse, New York ^ | March 28, 2016 at 2:14 PM | By Matthew Fairburn | mfairburn@syracuse.com
    Brian Jones and Gregg Giannotti of the CBS national radio show "The Gio and Jones Show" had an interesting back and forth on the city of Syracuse on Monday morning. "You know the thing I don't like about them?" Giannotti said. "They say, 'We're New York's team. We're New York's team.' No you're not. You're not New York's team. You're Upstate New York's team. You're Central New York's team." "New York City and like Central New York. It's a long way away," he continued. "It's not really this area. People talk differently there. They look differently there. It's sort of...
  • Why did Ted Cruz's PAC give half a million to Carly Fiorina's?

    03/27/2016 9:47:35 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 207 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | 01 OCTOBER 2015 | CHRISTINA RUFFINI
    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has asked a Ted Cruz super PAC to explain why it gave $500,000 to another super PAC supporting one of his Republican rivals. According to financial disclosures from June, Keep the Promise I - one of four separate committees backing Cruz - gave half a million dollars to CARLY for America, the political action committee supporting Carly Fiorina. Super PACs are legally allowed to give money to other super PACs - they are only prohibited from donating directly to any political campaign. But it's unusual for one of these groups to give money to an...
  • All Three Nets Now Covering Anti-Cruz Smear; ABC Scolds Both Cruz and Trump

    03/26/2016 2:49:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 153 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 26, 2016 | Rich Noyes
    On Saturday, all three broadcast morning news shows talked about the National Enquirer allegations against GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, allegations for which there is still no on-the-record source or any other supporting evidence. CBS, which took the high road and skipped the tawdry allegations on Friday’s Evening News, this morning offered a 68-second item read by CBS This Morning: Saturday co-anchor Anthony Mason, which cast the matter as a “he said, he said,” between the two candidates. ABC’s Good Morning America offered a full report from weekend political correspondent Devin Dwyer, in which Dwyer unfortunately cast both Cruz and...
  • CBS This Morning Brings on 10-Year-Olds To Discuss 'Mean' Trump and 'Super Nice' Muslims

    03/21/2016 6:22:32 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies
    newsbusters ^ | march 15, 2016 | kristine marsh
    OnCBSThis Morningon Tuesday, correspondent Chip Reid took notes from YouTube to find out what kids thought about the presidential election. Reid asked fifth graders at a Virginia charter school about the mechanics of the election cycle, insinuating that kids were more civil than the GOP candidates had been behaving. The series of questions focused mostly on how "mean"Trump was, but Reid gave the kids opportunities to praise Muslims and expound on womens rights.
  • Florida voters "fed up" with Trump and Clinton speak out

    03/18/2016 2:40:18 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    Florida voters "fed up" with Trump and Clinton speak out CBS News March 18, 2016, 7:05 AM Voters in the key swing state of Florida are sharing their frustration about their options in the 2016 presidential race. A focus group comprised of Republican and Democratic voters who oppose both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offered a revealing look at the anger toward the front-runners in both parties. Clinton and Trump share the distinction of being among the least-liked candidates. "I would rather not vote than vote for either one of these candidates," one woman told CBS News contributor and Republican...
  • Nets Slam Vulgar and Childish GOP Debate Reaching New Lows

    03/04/2016 11:40:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 4, 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, the NBC, CBS, and ABC morning shows all blasted Thursday’s Republican presidential debate as “vulgar” “silly” and “childish.” The same networks that have routinely provided ample airtime to Donald Trump’s personal attacks on his rivals, lectured the GOP contenders on civility. Co-host Matt Lauer began NBC’s Today: “Vitriol and vulgarity. The Republican race reaches new lows during last night's debate....Is this any way to elect a president?” Minutes later, fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie lamented: “New nastiness, new lows in the Republican presidential race.”Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’In the report that followed, correspondent Peter...
  • 'Star Trek: Wrath of Khan' Director Nicholas Meyer Joins New CBS Series as Writer and Producer

    02/27/2016 8:24:33 AM PST · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    Variety ^ | February 26, 2016 | Laura Prudom
    Nicholas Meyer, who directed "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country," in addition to writing the screenplays for "Undiscovered Country" and "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home," has joined CBS Television Studios and Bryan Fuller's new "Star Trek" series as a consulting producer and writer, the network announced Friday.
  • Trump Insider ROGER STONE Says CBS About to SLIME Trump with Alleged Mafia Ties (Video)

    02/23/2016 4:44:25 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 64 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/22/16 | Jim Hoft
    Roger Stone – Republican Political Consultant, Correspondent, The Daily Caller, Editor, StoneZone.com – joined Steve Malzberg on Newsmax TV to discuss Trump and his South Carolina win. Stone said CBS is about to SLIME Donald Trump on mafia tie claims. “The other thing you should be prepared for Steve is a major onslaught by CBS claiming that Donald Trump has ties to the mafia to the mob. Donald Trump has been licensed by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission in toughest gaming regulatory law in the country. There’s nothing to this canard. This is the kind of smears that were...
  • CBS Poll: Rubio Won Debate

    02/14/2016 9:16:32 AM PST · by BeadCounter · 87 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 14 Feb 2016 | Greg Richter
    Florida Sen. Marco made up for his poor showing in the New Hampshire presidential debate a week earlier, rating the highest in a CBS News/GfK poll immediately after Saturday's GOP debate in South Carolina. Here's how Republicans and independents who watched the debate responded when asked who won: Marco Rubio: 32 percent Donald Trump: 24 percent John Kasich: 19 percent Ted Cruz: 12 percent Ben Carson: 8 percent Jeb Bush: 5 percent Rubio is the "clear favorite" among respondents identifying themselves as Republicans, while independents are split between Trump, Kasich and Rubio, CBS News reported.
  • Malkin: RNC Approved Debate Moderator: Beltway Elitist John "Pulverizer" Dickerson

    02/13/2016 10:20:59 PM PST · by Syncro · 41 replies
    conservativereview ^ | February 13, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    Malkin: RNC Approved Debate Moderator: Beltway Elitist John "Pulverizer" Dickerson Who is the moderator of tonight's South Carolina GOP debate? He's another not-so-moderate, card-carrying member of the D.C. media ruling class.John Dickerson is the host of Face the Nation onCBSNews, political director for the network, and a longtime political correspondent forSlateand Time magazine. If there were ever a poster boy for inside-the-Beltway journalism, Dickerson is it.*snip* Perhaps most notoriously, Dickerson penned a screed last year advising President Obama to "Go for the Throat!"; "declare war on the Republican Party;" and "pulverize" his political enemiesover gun control, climate change, and immigration.Dickerson...
  • (Super Bowl Vanity) Turkish Airlines???

    02/07/2016 2:15:21 PM PST · by JennysCool · 41 replies
    2/7/16
    Sorry for the vanity, but finding it extremely weird that the Super Bowl pre-game on CBS is sponsored by not Budweiser, or Ford, or, heck, GoDaddy, but by Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines???
  • LIVE THREAD: Trump Rally Sunday, Jan 24 1:00pm EST on C-SPAN Muscatine High School, Muscatine, IA

    Here we go again. Donald Trump will speak Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Muscatine, IA at Muscatine High School at 12:00 PM CST. I will post additional Live Feeds. Mr. Trump will be attending church services this morning at New Hope Christian Church in Marshall Town, IA. I think it would be over the top for the media to be filming this. Mr. Trump will do TV shows via phone today as well: CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Trump will call into the show to gauge his chances in the Iowa caucus, with Sanders speaking afterwards. NBC’s “Meet the Press”: Clinton...
  • CBS News Ignores March for Life, Attacks Pro-Life Presidential Candidate Instead

    01/23/2016 2:20:12 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | January 22, 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, not only did CBS This Morning skip any coverage of the annual March for Life in Washington D.C., the morning show actually attacked one of the event’s keynote speakers, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, for her “anti-abortion” views. In a news brief at the top of the 7:30 a.m. ET hour, co-host Norah O’Donnell touted: “Our Des Moines affiliate, KCCI, reports on accusations Carly Fiorina used preschoolers as props during an anti-abortion speech.” O’Donnell fretted: “The Republican presidential candidate ushered the children to the front of an Iowa campaign appearance. They sat near a picture of an unborn...
  • Former McCain aide: Sarah Palin's Trump endorsement a "big lose" for Ted Cruz

    01/20/2016 9:58:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 20, 2016
    Rick Davis, the campaign manager for 2008 GOP nominee John McCain, said Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the loser in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's decision to endorse businessman Donald Trump for the 2016 GOP nomination. "You win every day or you lose every day in a campaign at this stage down to the wire. And it was a big win day for Trump and a big lose day for Cruz," Davis said on "CBS This Morning." There's a "battle for the dwindling Carson vote," he said, which is why both Trump and Cruz are pushing so hard to build...
  • Survivor: Kaoh Rong

    01/20/2016 12:08:06 PM PST · by EveningStar · 160 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | January 20, 2016
    Survivor: Kaoh Rong is the 32nd season of Survivor (for those unfamiliar with the show, there are two seasons each year). It begins Wednesday, February 17, 2016 on CBS at 8/7c with a special 90 minute episode. References: Official Survivor site at CBSWikipedia article As with Survivor 28, there will be eighteen new players - no returning players - divided into three tribes of six players each, based on brains, brawn, and beauty. A twist for this season: Two idols can be combined into an idol that can be played after the votes are read. Survivor host Jeff Probst reveals...
  • Breaking the Kennedy code of silence: Patrick goes on national TV to expose his family's secrets ...

    10/04/2015 11:45:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | October 4, 2015 | Wills Robinson and Hannah Parry
    Complete Headline: Breaking the Kennedy code of silence: Patrick goes on national TV to expose his family's secrets as he launches book describing how 'disabling alcoholism' killed his father Ted, his mom and his sister Patrick Kennedy has broken the political dynasty's 'code of silence' by describing how he turned to drink at 13 to deal with the multitude of his family's problems. The former Congressman told CBS' 60 Minutes how his alcoholic mother Joan would walk around in a bathrobe 'inebriated' during the day while his father, Senator Ted Kennedy, would self-medicate by drinking. The 48-year-old politician said the...
  • Rand Paul: "Extraordinary" to have a president born outside the U.S.

    01/10/2016 10:04:20 PM PST · by Red Steel · 77 replies
    cbs ^ | January 10, 2016, 1:51 PM | Rebecca Kaplan
    Weighing on the controversy over whether Canadian-born Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is eligible to be president, his fellow senator Rand Paul said Sunday that it would be "extraordinary" to have a president born outside of the U.S. "He would be the first president not born in the United States. And so that alone would be extraordinary. And so people have to decide for their own minds whether it makes a difference where someone is born," he said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday. ... Paul predicted Sunday that Democrats would challenge Cruz's eligibility and that it would ultimately have...
  • CBS Edited Out Harsh Critique of Obama, U.S. 'Militarism' by Muslim Focus Group

    12/25/2015 5:32:42 PM PST · by lowbridge · 60 replies
    newsbusters ^ | december 20, 2015 | tim graham
    Frank Luntz, the moderator, asked us the most demeaning questions like "Are you an American or a Muslim first?" To which I found insulting and shouted back, "Well, are you an American or Jewish first?" He also had silenced me and other participants who have routinely brought up the fact the government has enacted in state violence against the Muslim community - whether that may be through entrapment cases and surveillance programs - and our concerns about institutional racism. He shut me down when I said that President Obama and Hillary Clinton has killed many Muslims under the administration when we...
  • (Two years and ) Six months later, where are the Benghazi survivors?

    12/20/2015 5:51:41 PM PST · by Baynative · 49 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 11, 2013 | Sharyl Atkisson
    31 MONTHS AGO! Today marks six months since the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya in which four Americans were killed, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Some watchdog groups, members of the media and Republican members of Congress are asking: Where are the more than two dozen U.S. personnel who survived the attack but haven't been seen nor heard from in public since? There were also an undisclosed number of witnesses at the U.S. compounds in Tripoli but they also have not spoken publicly. In a recent press report, Secretary of State John Kerry...
  • Watch: CBS ‘Face the Nation’ Focus Group of Trump Supporters

    12/13/2015 8:37:58 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 13, 2013 | PAM KEY
    Video at site Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” political consultant and pollster Frank Luntz ran a focus group of Trump supporters. On Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the Untied States one woman said, “I think we’re all scared. I’m actually a little jumpy, I find Trump is the only one who would come out say something like this no one else would do it…You know what he says, he says something completely crazy and in inflammatory then he dials back starts explaining it” A man said, “Trump is smart like a fox. He’s in campaign mode. He...
  • Kasich: "Everybody Who Is A Muslim Isn't Some Terrorist" [until they receive the command]

    12/13/2015 1:02:51 PM PST · by Biggirl · 58 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 13, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” while discussing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the United States, Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said, “Everybody who is a Muslim isn’t some terrorist obviously.”
  • Pro-life leaders slam Ben Carson’s charge that they engage in ‘hateful rhetoric’

    11/30/2015 4:56:16 PM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Lifesite ^ | 11/30/15 | Ben Johnson
    Pro-life leaders are used to being accused of hate speech by Planned Parenthood, Hillary Clinton, and campus feminist activists. But they were surprised to hear Dr. Ben Carson seem to agree that they spewed "hateful" and "immature" rhetoric on Sunday. When CBS moderator John Dickerson asked Dr. Carson whether Planned Parenthood was right that pro-life rhetoric had led to Friday's shooting inside a Colorado Springs abortion facility, the doctor readily agreed. There is "no question the hateful rhetoric exacerbates the situation," Carson said on "Face the Nation." Pro-life advocates quickly rebuffed the notion that they had pushed 57-year-old Robert Lewis...
  • Fear of Terrorism Lifts Donald Trump in New York Times/CBS Poll [fear of Muslim takeover]

    12/10/2015 4:57:36 PM PST · by NRx · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12-10-2015 | JONATHAN MARTIN and DALIA SUSSMAN
    Americans are more fearful about the likelihood of another terrorist attack than at any other time since the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, a gnawing sense of dread that has helped lift Donald J. Trump to a new high among Republican primary voters, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. From Our Advertisers In the aftermath of attacks by Islamic extremists in Paris and in San Bernardino, Calif., a plurality of the public views the threat of terrorism as the top issue facing the country. A month ago, only 4 percent of Americans said terrorism was the most...
  • CBS: Face the Nation: 12/06: Trump, Sanders, Christie (full video of show)

    12/06/2015 12:57:01 PM PST · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 6, 2015
    December 6, 2015, 1:42 PM | The latest on the investigation into the San Bernardino, California massacre, along with news from the 2016 campaign trail with Donald Trump, Gov. Chris Christie, R-New Jersey, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and others.
  • Donald Trump Face To Face Full Interview On Face the Nation 12/6/2015

    12/06/2015 10:31:44 AM PST · by conservative98 · 62 replies
    Trump 2016 ^ | Trump 2016
    Published on Dec 6, 2015 Donald Trump Face To Face Full Interview On Face the Nation on CBS 12/6/2015
  • CBS Shills for Castro and Obama

    12/05/2015 6:40:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 5, 2015 | Humberto Fontova
    Last Sunday's edition of CBS' 60 Minutes featured the first ever interview with Allan Gross, the U.S. hostage held in Cuba's prisons for five years. Gross was a contractor for USAID (United States Agency for international Development) who was arrested in Havana on Dec. 9, 2009. His "crime" was attempting to provide Cuba's Jewish groups with satellite internet equipment. Gross was held in KGB-and designed dungeons for 5 months where he lost over a hundred pounds. In March 2011 he was finally "tried" (by a judicial system lifted lock-stock-barrel from Stalin's during The Great Terror) and sentenced to a further...
  • ICYMI: NBC, ABC, and CBS Have Trouble Blaming Radical Islam for Attacks Against Israel

    12/02/2015 5:00:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    In the month of October alone, Israel suffered 609 attacks. The world's only Jewish state has suffered almost daily attacks from their Palestinian neighbors (mostly stabbings) after unfounded rumors of changes on the Temple Mount were circulated over social media. Yet, the big three ABC, NBC, and CBS found it hard to blame radical Islam for the surge in violence, as noted by the Media Research Center's Newsbusters division:3 Month Failure: Nets Make No Mention of 'Islam' in Israeli Terror Attacks In the three months leading up to the ISIS's deadly Paris attacks, the ABC CBS and NBC evening news...
  • WAPO'S Gerson: Time To Confront Not Just Trump But His Followers As Well

    11/30/2015 3:15:52 AM PST · by Biggirl · 52 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” op-ed columnist for The Washington Post Michael Gerson said it’s time to “confront” GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his followers.
  • TV networks hold conference call to discuss Trump treatment (JournoList)

    11/23/2015 12:42:49 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 57 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/23/15 | Hadas Gold
    Executives from several television networks held a conference call on Monday to discuss Donald Trump's campaign treatment of the press, but no immediate action is expected to come from the first call, sources familiar with the call told POLITICO. Another call is scheduled for this afternoon. Representatives from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN discussed how embeds and reporters from outlets are being treated, including being pushed into media "pens." The Washington Post was first to report on the conference call. It's unlikely a formal unified message will be sent to the Trump campaign unless all the networks agree on...
  • Colbert's 'Late Show' has become propaganda for Democrats

    11/21/2015 2:58:25 PM PST · by EveningStar · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 21, 2015 | Kyle Smith
    So Stephen Colbert turns out to be just as much of an a-hole as "Stephen Colbert." Viewers have noticed. After an initial burst of interest spurred by CBS's big-bucks saturation advertising campaign for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the show's ratings have tanked and it is now running third in late night behind NBC's Jimmy Fallon and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel, who rarely has managed second place before. The reason? A survey by the Hollywood Reporter found that conservative viewers are turning off Colbert in droves. Nearly twice as many Republicans are watching Kimmel as Colbert, who has turned "Late...
  • CBS Pulls Episodes of ‘Supergirl’ and ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

    11/15/2015 5:08:45 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 66 replies
    NYTIMES.com ^ | 11/15/15 | NY TIMES
    In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, CBS has pulled episodes of "Supergirl" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" that been scheduled for Monday night. Terrorism figured in the plots of both episodes, though the network did not address that or the Paris attacks in its statement. Both episodes will be replaced. It is has not yet been determined when the postponed episodes will be broadcast.
  • "Sarah Palin’s View" • CBS Sunday Morning

    11/15/2015 12:07:32 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 54 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | 11-15-2015 | iizthatiiz
    CBS correspondent Tracy Smith visited with Governor Sarah Palin at her home in Wasilla, Alaska. CBS’s Tracy Smith began her interview in a harsh fashion, asking Palin if she felt "like a loser" in the aftermath of the 2008 presidential election. The Governor didn’t hedge her response, "Well sure, you either win or you lose. It’s like dang, I wish I could have added more, contributed more positively. Maybe there was no chance that we were going to win anyway." Smith pressed her assault, "Do you feel like you’re to blame for the loss in 2008, cause people do blame...
  • Paris terror attacks will shift CBS News' focus at the Democratic primary debate

    11/14/2015 1:06:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/13/15 | Stephen Battaglio
    CBS News is changing its game plan for Saturday's Democratic primary debate in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks. The debate questions prepared earlier this week by CBS News political director John Dickerson and the network's congressional correspondent, Nancy Cordes, were designed to burrow deep into the candidates' views on domestic issues such as the Affordable Care Act and gun legislation. But once the news of the deadly coordinated killing rampage in Paris circulated late Friday afternoon, the moderators and producers started planning a greater emphasis on security in the debate queries. "This becomes the first segment," said Steve...
  • The Fiction of 'Truth'

    11/12/2015 4:25:28 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 11/12/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    We live in a weary age of fable. The latest Hollywood mythology is entitled "Truth." But the film is actually a fictionalized story about how CBS News super-anchor Dan Rather and his "60 Minutes" producer supposedly were railroaded by corporate and right-wing interests into resigning. In reality, an internal investigation by CBS found that Rather and his "60 Minutes" team -- just weeks before the 2004 election -- had failed to properly vet documents of dubious authenticity asserting that a young George W. Bush had shirked his duty as a Texas Air National Guard pilot. The fabulist movie comes on...
  • Breaking Through The MSM “Gaslighting”- CBS Poll of Democrats Show They Fear Trump The Most

    11/12/2015 10:33:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 149 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 12, 2015 | sundance
    The professional punditry amid the Main Stream Media -on both sides of the political continuum- continue selling a narrative that Donald Trump is the easiest candidate for Hillary Clinton to beat. This pitch is based on their gaslighting claims and "opinion" and not reality. Poll after poll shows exactly the opposite. In addition to recent polling showing Donald Trump beating Hillary in NC, FL, SC, VA, MN, OH, TX and NV - Democrats, by a wide margin, fear Donald Trump more than any other Republican candidate.
  • Map: Two countries get 75% of all U.S. spending on foreign military aid

    11/10/2015 2:39:10 PM PST · by plain talk · 11 replies
    CBS MarketWatch ^ | November 10, 2015 | Shawn Langlois
    The United States spent a total of $5.9 billion to fund militaries around the world in 2014, according to the government’s 2015 Foreign Assistance report. Of that total, some 75%, or about $4.4 billion, was divided between Israel and Egypt. Clearly, the Middle East, at 64% of the pie, is the theme here, with Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon also found among the top 10 recipients. Closer to home, Colombia led the Americas with a relatively scant $29 million. Still, that’s enough to place it ninth overall on the list.
  • Ben Carson's unusual theory about pyramids ("It's still my belief, yes.")

    11/04/2015 8:18:58 PM PST · by springwater13 · 216 replies
    NAPLES, Florida -- Ben Carson stood by his long-held belief about ancient pyramids in Egypt, that they were used to store grain, rather than to inter pharaohs. Asked about this Wednesday, Carson told CBS News, "It's still my belief, yes." The subject came up when Buzzfeed published a 1998 commencement speech delivered by Carson at Andrews University, a college founded by Seventh-day Adventists. "My own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids to store grain," Carson said. "Now all the archeologists think that they were made for the pharaohs' graves. But, you know, it would have to be something...
  • New 'Star Trek' TV Series a Go at CBS All Access

    11/02/2015 9:48:55 AM PST · by Red Badger · 105 replies
    www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | November 02, 2015 7:30am PT | by Lesley Goldberg
    Just in time for its 50th anniversary, Star Trek is returning to the small screen. Prolific producer Alex Kurtzman is developing a new take on the beloved sci-fi classic for TV, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The new Star Trek has been picked up straight to series at CBS, with the premiere slated for the network in January 2017. Subsequent episodes will air on its digital and VOD platform, CBS All Access. The premiere and all subsequent episodes will then be available in the U.S. on CBS All Access, the network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service....
  • CBS: Have you heard about ObamaCare sticker shock? [Premiums going much higher everywhere in 2016]

    11/02/2015 10:45:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/02/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Actually, we have — for three years. We’ve also heard for months that premiums would spike yet again in ObamaCare. CBS News highlighted it on its Sunday evening broadcast as open enrollment begins again, and consumers are experiencing their third straight year of sticker shock in the exchanges:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO View More: Politics News|Live News|More News Videos.cbs-link {color:#4B5054;text-decoration:none; font: normal 12px Arial;}.cbs-link:hover {color:#A7COFF;text-decoration:none; font: normal 12px Arial;}.cbs-pipe {color:#303435;padding: 0 2px;}.cbs-resources {height:24px; background-color:#000; padding: 0 0 0 8px; width: 612px;}.cbs-more {font: normal 12px Arial; color: #4B5054; padding-right:2px;} Sign-up season started Sunday for health insurance under the Affordable...
  • Dan Rather Deflects Criticism of CNBC Debate, Blames GOP Instead (Anyone surprised?)

    11/01/2015 6:04:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 1, 2015 | Jeffrey Meyer
    During an appearance on CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday, disgraced CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather did his best to excuse the criticism of CNBC’s Republican presidential debate and instead chose to blame Republicans for fueling such hatred towards the press. While Rather briefly admitted that CNBC"didn’t do it perfectly" the liberal journalist quickly blamed the GOP presidential candidates whose "constituency loves attacks on the press. So the moderators open themselves to some criticism." -Rather continued to dismiss the substance of the criticism against CNBC's biased debate and argued that it was just a made up issue by conservatives:
  • The Elvira Show

    11/01/2015 3:53:44 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1993 | Queen "B" Productions
    The Elvira Show. CBS filmed a pilot for the Elvira show hot off the heels of the movie "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark" though the shows plot line has nothing to do with the movie. I was lucky enough to actually be at the taping of this pilot. The show starred Cassandra Peterson as Elvira and Katherine Helmond as Aunt Minerva. The writing is witty and chocked full of innuendoes and one liners that are so bad they are great! Too bad it was never picked up.
  • CBS Anchor to Rubio: What Do You Mean Hillary 'Lied' About Benghazi?

    10/29/2015 1:35:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 29, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Marco Rubio embarked on something of a post-debate victory tour today, visiting six national morning shows to reflect on last night's proceedings. One of his stops was CBS This Morning, where puzzled host Charlie Rose pressed Rubio about what he meant when he said that last week's Benghazi hearings proved that Hillary Clinton had lied.  The Florida Senator basically reiterated his explanation from last night (via the Weekly Standard): Charlie Rose Sticks Up for Hillary in Interview With Rubio Rose counters with Clinton talking points, muddying the waters by blaming confusing and conflicting intelligence offered by the CIA -- but as they say, that...
  • Marco Rubio on 3rd GOP debate, exchange with Bush on attendance

    10/29/2015 11:13:36 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 29 replies
    CBS "This Morning" ^ | October 29, 2015 | CBS News
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio had an impressive showing at Wednesday night's third GOP presidential debate. Rubio defended his Senate attendance record after an attack from his former mentor and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. He also took aim at Hillary Clinton, saying the former secretary of state lied about Benghazi to try to help President Obama's re-election campaign. Rubio joins "CBS This Morning" from Colorado to discuss his performance and the state of the race.
  • CBS’s Charlie Rose Desperately Tries to Lecture Rubio on Benghazi

    10/29/2015 8:09:39 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 30 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 29, 2015 | Jeffrey Meyer
    Following Wednesday night’s CNBC Republican presidential debate, on Thursday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose repeatedly tried to lecture Senator Marco Rubio over Hillary Clinton’s role in the 2012 Benghazi attack. After Rubio stated that he had not engaged in personal attacks throughout this campaign, Rose immediately rushed to defend Clinton and proclaimed that on the issue of Benghazi "Well, well, you called Hillary Clinton a liar, senator. You called Hillary Clinton a liar." ... Rose continued to lecture the Florida senator and claimed “Senator, you know -- you know that -- The CIA was changing its own assessment of...
  • Bush on Trump, what election is about; Trump criticizes Bush campaign

    10/25/2015 8:15:20 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 104 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/24/2015 | CBS News' Donald Judd and Alan He contributed to this compilation
    <p>Jeb Bush is to drop out Monday according to political insiders and leaked memos from top aids to Jebs campaign team disclosed to the press this evening. Jeb is in huge trouble as he has lost coveted ground to Marco Rubio, and the GOP nomination is all but assured for Donald Trump. Mr. Trumps surge in the polls took many for surprise, and he is still growing more powerful by the day.</p>
  • 'I Don't Know What That Is' - Trump explains Seventh Day Adventist Comment on 'Face the Nation'

    10/25/2015 2:48:36 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 117 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 10/25/2015 | soopermexican
    El Trumpo continued his attack on Ben Carson for his taking the lead in the Iowa polls while he joined CBS Face the Nation. He tried to explain that he didnt intend his comments about Carsons faith as an insult, but rather that he just didnt know anything about the denomination. Some have said that its smart of his bringing up the subject as itll cause some doubt among Evangelicals in Iowa. He also said that his campaign completely disavowed superPACs after a pro-Trump superPAC was closed down when the Washington Post found questionable ties to the Trump campaign. Interview...
  • Vice President Biden

    10/25/2015 6:59:41 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 13 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 25, 2015 | Norah O'Donnell
    On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden stepped back from the 2016 presidential campaign. Standing in the White House Rose Garden, flanked by his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, and President Obama, the vice president seemed reluctant, even regretful, as he passed up a third try for the presidency.